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'''Sidney Bechet''' (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an African American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz, beating trumpeter Louis Armstrong to the recording studio by several months. His erratic temperament hampered his career, and not until the late 1940s did he earn wide acclaim.
Birth date{{birth date|1897|05|14}}
Birth placeNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death date{{death date and age|1959|05|14|1897|05|14}}
Death placeGarches, France
GenreJazz, Dixieland
OccupationMusician, composer
InstrumentClarinet, soprano saxophone
Years active1908–1957
Associated actsLouis Armstrong, Tommy Ladnier
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